If you ever find yourself stressed, overwhelmed, sinking into stasis despite wanting to change, or frustrated when you can’t respond to new opportunities, you need more slack in your life. Here’s how… Open at source
Having a little bit of wiggle room allows us to respond to changing circumstances, to experiment, and to do things that might not work.
“You’re efficient when you do something with minimum waste. And you’re effective when you’re doing the right something.”
“It’s possible to make an organization more efficient without making it better. That’s what happens when you drive out slack. It’s also possible to make an organization a little less efficient and improve it enormously. In order to do that, you need to reintroduce enough slack to allow the organization to breathe, reinvent itself, and make necessary change.”